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Read Today’s Newspaper Headlines [Monday, May 2, 2016]

Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian and more.

For today, April 29 2016:

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

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May Day: FG ignores N56, 000 minimum wage proposal 
The Federal Government on Sunday kept mum over the recent demand by the organised labour for a new minimum wage of N56,000. READ MORE

$15bn arms scandal: Presidential panel uncovers massive fraud in Army
The presidential panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari through the Office of the National Security Adviser to probe arms procurement between 2007 and 2015 has allegedly uncovered massive fraud in the Nigerian Army, The PUNCH has learnt. READ MORE
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NATIONAL MIRROR NEWSPAPER

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ARMY SAYS SHI’ITE MEMBERS’ CORPSES INTACT IN GRAVE
The Nigerian Army yesterday, denied allegations that it was planning to steal corpses of Shiite members from mass grave to distort evidence. In a statement through the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Abdul Usman, the Army said that was unnecessary as the Judicial Commission of Inquiry, had already, last Wednesday, visited the site of the mass grave in Kaduna, and obtained its report last Wednesday. READ MORE

EDO WORKERS TO GET N25,000 MINIMUM WAGE–OSHIOMHOLE
Governor Adams Os-hiomhole has taken  the lead on increased  minimum wage as he has  announced increase in the  wages of his state workers  despite the financial crisis  that has depleted the na-tion’s economy. Oshiomhole yesterday  announced the cherry news  that workers’ minimum  wage in the state has been increased from N18,000 to N25,00 monthly.READ MORE
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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

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Enugu, Agatu, Nasarawa killings criminal, says Sultan
Sultan of Sokoto and President-General,  Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has described the killings during attacks on communities of Agatu in Benue state, Nnibo in Enugu State and some parts of Nasarawa state as a crime and urged the government to bring perpetrators to justice.READ MORE

Gunmen kill 20 persons, 83 cows in Nasarawa
Gunmen at the weekend killed 83 cows at Adayi in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. READ MORE
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THE SUN NEWSPAPER

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May Day: Buhari keeps workers waiting
Workers may have to tarry awhile for a new minimum wage package from President Muhammadu Buhari. Nigerian workers had hoped that the president would seize the May Day rally to announce a new wage package for them, having submitted a propsal, two weeks ago, of a N56,000 as the new minimum wage, through orgainsed Labour. READ MORE

Assassination attempt: We’ve identified 3 suspects – Edo deputy governor

Edo State Deputy Governor, Dr. Pius Odubu, yesterday narrated how he escaped death in the hands of suspected assassins in Etsako West Local Government Area of the state Saturday.READ MORE